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Homeowner protection increased by new foreclosure laws

For struggling families in Greater Boston, there are new foreclosure laws to help homeowners keep their property. Learn more about these laws by speaking with a housing counselor. Asian Community Development Corporation’s Comprehensive Housing Opportunities Program has housing counselors who can help. Continue reading

Press Conference Explores Why Immigrants Can’t Afford to Naturalize

Tomorrow, Friday February 15, local immigrants and community based organizations will gather at Centro Latino in Chelsea to present local detail on a new national report exploring the detrimental effects of high citizenship fees. “Nurturing Naturalization: Could Lowering the Fee Help?” indicates that the $680 naturalization fee has become a major barrier to applying for U.S. citizenship for legal immigrants in low-wage jobs, a group that overwhelmingly desires to become American. Continue reading

Clean-up Efforts Continue in Boston

Mayor Thomas M. Menino this afternoon was briefed by his snow team on continued clean-up efforts in the City of Boston. Boston Public Schools will be closed tomorrow and all Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) community centers will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for parents to bring their children. The Parking Ban and Snow Emergency remain in effect. Continue reading